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Mar 6, 2018 at 17:55

Better Emacs defaults with minimal intervention

99essential.el provides better GNU Emacs configuration defaults. It is intended to be installed system-wide. Copy the file below to /etc/emacs/site-start.d/99essential.el or equivalent path in your system.

;;; 99essential.el --- Better defaults with minimal intervention

;; Copyright (C) 2017, 2018  Guilherme Gondim 

;; Author: Guilherme Gondim
;; URL:
;; Version: 2018-03-16

;; This file is NOT part of GNU Emacs.

;;; Commentary:

;; [...] Read more

Building a community internet network

Motherboard & VICE are building a community internet network.

“In order to preserve net neutrality and the free and open internet, we must end our reliance on monopolistic corporations and build something fundamentally different: internet infrastructure that is locally owned and operated and is dedicated to serving the people who connect to it.”

Hopefully it inspire other groups to do the same.

Meltdown & Spectre: upgrade your software!

Subject: Security Bulletin
Date: 2018-01-06

As you have probably read, there are three related security problems in
contemporary CPUs. These vulnerabilities open the potential for a nefarious
program to steal passwords, secrets, and personal information from you computer,
even if the program is just Javascript loaded from a web site you visit. These
vulnerabilities are as serious as they sound, and you should take action to
upgrade your software.

- The first [...] Read more